2019 Gymnastics Apparel Available for Purchase Through Oct. 15

Twist, flip, and tumble into your YWCA New Britain Gymnastics apparel!  Proceeds from each t-shirt, sweatshirt, and hoodie sale will be used to fund new and updated equipment for the gymnastics program. Each purchase helps as we continue to grow and serve more athletes.   Wear your t-shirt to show support for

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YWCA to Host FREE Nutrition Workshop Series

YWCA New Britain is excited to partner with the Connecticut Department of Public Health and the University of St. Joseph to host nutrition education workshops throughout the fall and winter season.  The workshops will be at the YWCA every other Thursday from October 4 to February 7 from 5:30 to 6:30

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YWCA House of Teens Finds New Home at East Side Community Center

Over the past decade, Healthy Tomorrows for New Britain Teens has evolved from an obesity prevention program into a youth and community-led movement that is addressing some of the city’s most challenging health, education, and mental health problems. With support from an initial Healthy Tomorrows Partnerships for Children Program grant

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Bring-A-Friend-For-Free Week is Coming!

Fitness is more fun with a friend!  Bring a friend with you to the YWCA for FREE all week long from September 17 to 22.  When you refer a friend who buys a membership to our gym, both you and your friend get a FREE month on your fitness pass.  If

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Don’t Miss These September Fitness Deals

School is starting, the leaves are changing color...fall is coming!  As you settle into a new routine, YWCA New Britain has some great fitness deals for the month of September. Sign up for a 1-Year Household Fitness Membership and get 20% off the total cost of your pass.  Membership includes a 15%

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YWCA Starts Dance Competition Team

It’s an exciting time for the YWCA School of Dance- we are starting a competition team! Master classes were held in March and were open to anyone who wanted to try out for the team. The final selection of 10 dancers was made after the spring recital.  Dancers started practice

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Youth Theater Premiere Production a Huge Success

Last month, the YWCA’s Youth Theater program performed its premiere production of Mary Poppins, Jr. at Trinity-On-Main in New Britain. Two performances were held on June 29 and June 30 and the show sold nearly over 350 tickets. There were 24 youth ages 10-15 in the cast who auditioned earlier

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Voices from the Past: Urban Renewal in New Britain

In April, the YWCA Stand Against Racism event brought much-needed attention and ideas to the New Britain community about how to heal trauma caused by urban renewal.  Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of the YWCA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the

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Family Literacy Program Celebrates Students at End of Year Ceremony

Channtelya Owens had a lot to celebrate at this year’s End of Year Ceremony for YWCA New Britain’s Family Literacy Center.  Despite recently experiencing homelessness and being a single mother, Channtelya was able to complete her GED and graduate with the help of the Family Literacy program. Channtelya is like

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YWCA 2017 Electronic Annual Report Now Available

Thank you for your commitment and friendship to YWCA New Britain and for helping us eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen our community. We are thrilled to share with you our 2017 Annual Report.  The report summarizes the highlights from our important programs-

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